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Boston - Back Bay

    Copley Square –
    Copley Plaza – In nice weather, head over to Copley Plaza, bring your lunch dip your toes in the fountain. Toddlers can crawl all over the tortoise and hare bronze statues (a tribute to the runners in the Boston Marathon). May to November, Tuesdays and Fridays, there’s a large farmers market where you can buy snacks and picnic supplies.
      Rey Children’s Room, Boston Public Library – Make a beeline for the children’s reading room, named for the creators of Curious George, H.A. and Margret Rey. Along with a super collection of books for kids, there’s also an area for little ones with coloring, puzzles, short tables and chairs. On bad weather days in Boston, this room is an island of color and imagination.
    Prudential Skywalk Observatory – Ride to the Observatory in the Prudential Tower for 360 degrees views of Boston in all directions, looking down over the brick buildings and living city in miniature below. The observatory has audio tours and is open seven days a week.
    Duck Tours – In front of the Prudential Center, pick up a Duck Tour that goes on land and sea in an amphibious vehicle. On the tour, you’ll head into downtown Boston, around the Public Garden and Boston Common, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and then dip into the Charles River. Lots of duck jokes, and it depends on the driver, but sometimes kids can drive the boat in the Charles River.
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